Community Calendar

Check here for events at the BICC and all over Beaver Island. There are “posterboard,” agenda, weekly and monthly views of the calendar as well as and agenda view of events at the BICC.  Looking for WVBI’s program schedule? Check here.

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Jun 23 – Aug 5 all-day
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
Beaver Island has been expressly chosen by the Michigan Humanities Council to host “Water|Ways” as part of the Museum on Main Street program—a national/state/local partnership to bring exhibitions and programs to rural cultural organizations. The exhibition will tour six communities in Michigan from June 23, 2018 through April 7, 2019.  Beaver Island is the exhibit’s first[...]
Jul 15 – Jul 21 all-day
Museum Week
12:00 am
Discover Beaver Island history with the annual Museum Week full of informative and entertaining events including: music; presentations on nature, history, and Native American culture; nature walks and cruises, and an art show. Museum Week 2017 was the most amazing and well attended ever, so you don’t want to miss Museum Week 2018.
Beaver Island Music Festival @ Beaver Island Hideaway Campground
Jul 19 – Jul 21 all-day
Beaver Island Music Festival @ Beaver Island Hideaway Campground
12:00 am
For centuries, strains of music have risen from the deep green forests of Beaver Island. Today this age-old tradition continues in the form of the Beaver Island Music Festival, at a gathering place nestled in the upland hardwoods of Beaver Isle’s West Side. The Festival is a rich mix of music, art, and nature, a[...]
Field Trip to the Inland Lakes @ CMU Biological Station
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Field Trip to the Inland Lakes @ CMU Biological Station
9:00 am
Beaver’s six inland lakes vary widely in their chemical, physical, and biological makeup. Join the island’s most knowledgeable field guide, Dan Benjamin, as he guides participants through the history and the mechanisms driving such great diversity in a small area. Benjamin has taught classes at CMUBS, led numerous field trips, and has a vested interest[...]
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
A Summer Story Hike , Puppet Show and Backyard Bingo @ Beaver Island District Library
1:00 pm
“A Summer Story Hike, Story Walk” Michigan children’s author and illustrator, Lori Taylor, is bringing a portable Story Walk program to get kids reading and moving along a creative, sensory walk to the pages of her The Young GeEK’s Guide to Getting Outside book. The outdoors Story Walk is read one set of pages as[...]
Bamboozled on Beaver Island Story Hour @ Beaver Island District Library
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Bamboozled on Beaver Island Story Hour @ Beaver Island District Library
1:00 pm
A special story hour with Lori E. Taylor, author of Bamboozled on Beaver Island. She will entertain children and the young at heart with a festive garden walk and a puppet show. Check out all of our events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org or museumweek.wvbi.net.
Lego Club @ Beaver Island District Library
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm
Lego Club @ Beaver Island District Library
1:00 pm
Starting this Saturday, Jan. 6th, the Lego Club will meet every Saturday at 1 p.m.  Themes will be posted for each Saturday.  All are invited to participate…kids, teens, adults. Jan. 6th- Build a Frosty Vacation and watch a Lego Movie! Jan. 13th- Build your Dream Home Jan. 20th- What would your Minecraft Home Base look[...]
Jul 21 @ 6:40 pm
Museum Week BINGO
6:40 pm
BINGO!  It’s a fundraiser for the Beaver Island Historical Society.  Hang with you risland buddies.  Have fun.  Rasie money to support the museums, Museum Week and other BIHS work. Check out all of our events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org or museumweek.wvbi.net.
Sunday Worship Service @ Beaver Island Christian Church
Jul 22 @ 9:30 am
Sunday Worship Service @ Beaver Island Christian Church
9:30 am
Beaver Island Christian Church is a multi-denominational church established in 1963. We invite you to join us for Sunday services and children’s worship.  All are welcome, and please join us afterwards for coffee, cookies and fellowship. Our services are led by a variety of visiting pastors.
MAD Camp @ Beaver Island Community School
Jul 23 – Jul 27 all-day
MAD Camp @ Beaver Island Community School | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
Spend a week with us exploring “Space”.  Join us July 23-27, 2018, as we begin an exciting week of activities that will culminate in our final  program on Friday.  Class choices like crafts, recreation, art, dance, and creative writing will be offered as well as some possible theme classes like star gazing, Jedi training, and space[...]
YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
9:30 am
YOGA at the BIC Center! The Beaver Island Community Center is thrilled to offer for the 9th year the YOGA program presented by Lisa Theriac, aka “YOGA Lisa”! Please join Lisa and her associate Sue Screven for YOGA this summer! Along with sharing this 4,000 yr. old practice, your generous donations for this summer YOGA[...]
Pastel Workshop @ Beaver Island Gallery
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am
Pastel Workshop @ Beaver Island Gallery | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
10:00 am
An instructional workshop. Learn a new art technique. Open to all levels. Beginners welcome. Contact Lois for more information.
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm
Beaver Island Archipelago Trails Association Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
7:00 pm
The BIATA Board has scheduled a general membership meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24. This meeting is open to the public, and we encourage any parties interested in the status of island trails to attend. The Board has spent some time working in consultation with the DNR to develop a long range plan for[...]
The Moxie Strings @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 24 @ 8:00 pm
The Moxie Strings @ Beaver Island Community Center
8:00 pm
The BIC Center 10th Anniversary Season continues with the Moxie Strings. Hailed by The Grand Rapids Press as “top-notch, instrumental wizardry,” The Moxie Strings offer listeners the unique opportunity to experience some of the world’s best-known instruments through a young, progressive lens. Tickets are $25 and available now at the front desk at the BIC Center. Diana[...]
Beaver Island Mac Party
12:00 am
Sail from Mac to Beaver Island this year for the 2nd Annual Beaver Island Mac Party on July 25th. Make Beaver your first destination port on your delivery home. America’s Emerald Isle will be the most memorable part of your sail. Last year more than 80 boats joined in the fun, and this year will[...]
YOGA – Restorative @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
YOGA – Restorative @ Beaver Island Community Center
9:30 am
The Beaver Island Community Center is thrilled to offer for the 9th year the YOGA program presented by Lisa Theriac, aka “YOGA Lisa”! Please join Lisa and her associate Sue Screven for YOGA this summer! Along with sharing this 4,000 yr. old practice, your generous donations for this summer YOGA program have made an impact[...]
Picnic at the Point @ St. James Township Hall
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Picnic at the Point @ St. James Township Hall
12:00 pm
Join us on the following Wednesdays at lunch, and Monday, July 2 for a “Picnic at the Point” and enjoy weekly speakers about various Water/Ways topics.  Bring your own lunch or pick up a box lunch from Dalwhinnies! June 27, 2018                     Topic: CMU Ferry Study: using the BIBCO ferry to monitor water quality in[...]
Bingo @ Gregg Fellowship Center
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm
Bingo @ Gregg Fellowship Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
7:00 pm
Games are held at the Gregg Fellowship Center. Doors will open at 6.15 p.m. Games will start at 7 p.m. Here are the dates: May 23rd June 6th, 13th and 20th July 11th and 25th August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th September 12th and 26th October 10th and 24th Check back here for information[...]
Jul 25 @ 9:00 pm
PARC Presents: Nathan & Jessie @ Circle M
9:00 pm
Patrons of the Arts in Rural Communities proudly presents the fifth event of their BIMFx Summer Schedule:  Nathan & Jessie performing at the Mackinaw Race Party at the Circle M at 9:00pm. “When I think of Nathan and Jessie, the image I am struck with most is their natural synchronicity. Their personalities, both personal and[...]
Farmer’s Market @ Paradise Bay Coffee Shop
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Farmer's Market @ Paradise Bay Coffee Shop | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
9:00 am
You’ll find farm fresh fruits and vegetables, jams, jellies, honey, cheese, fresh baked bread, cookies, fudge and more every Thursday morning during the summer at the Beaver Island Farmer’s Market at the Paradise Bay Coffee Shop. You can shop the market and then grab a bite to eat at the Coffee Shop.  Here’s a word[...]
Rita Gillespie Memorial Blood Drive @ Gregg Fellowship Center
Jul 26 @ 12:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Rita Gillespie Memorial Blood Drive @ Gregg Fellowship Center
12:30 pm
Lend your letter by giving blood at the Rita Memorial Blood Drive.  Sign up in advance at redcrossblood.org/missingtype and use sponsor code BEAVERISLE Or call Connie Wojan at 2379, Wil Cwikiel at 2744 or the Red Cross at 1-800-RED-CROSS. Sponsored by Holy Cross Church and Beaver Island Christian Church with support from the Beaver Island[...]
YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
9:30 am
YOGA at the BIC Center! The Beaver Island Community Center is thrilled to offer for the 9th year the YOGA program presented by Lisa Theriac, aka “YOGA Lisa”! Please join Lisa and her associate Sue Screven for YOGA this summer! Along with sharing this 4,000 yr. old practice, your generous donations for this summer YOGA[...]
Art in the Harbor @ Daddy Franks
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Art in the Harbor @ Daddy Franks
10:00 am
Stop by to shop for crafts of all types from local artisans at Art in the Harbor.  You’ll find them right next to Daddy Franks most Fridays from 10 to 2.
Jul 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Baroque on Beaver Opening Night Gala Benefit Concert: Matthew Cochran, guitar @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:30 pm
Baroque on Beaver opens its 17th Season with Interlochen Center for the Arts’ Matthew Cochran, guitar. Hailed for his “commanding stage presence and intimate expression” (Soundboard), Matt will also welcome soprano Martha Guth in a performance of songs by Enrique Granados. Tickets will be available soon – don’t miss it!
BIATA Trails Work Day @ Happy Paddle Store
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am
BIATA Trails Work Day @ Happy Paddle Store
9:00 am
We have scheduled a trails work day to install signs for our new Waterways Trail on Saturday July 28 at 9:00 a.m.  Please meet at the Happy Paddle shop next to McDonough’s Market.  Instructions and waivers will be provided at that time.  Please bring a shovel.  We will divide into teams that will travel to[...]
Lego Club @ Beaver Island District Library
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm
Lego Club @ Beaver Island District Library
1:00 pm
Starting this Saturday, Jan. 6th, the Lego Club will meet every Saturday at 1 p.m.  Themes will be posted for each Saturday.  All are invited to participate…kids, teens, adults. Jan. 6th- Build a Frosty Vacation and watch a Lego Movie! Jan. 13th- Build your Dream Home Jan. 20th- What would your Minecraft Home Base look[...]
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Scientific Cruise Aboard MV Chippewa @ CMU Boathouse
1:00 pm
Join our Director and Captain, Dr. Don Uzarski, as he takes participants out of Paradise Bay aboard CMU’s M.V. Chippewa. Participants will have the opportunity to get hands-on as we deploy scientific equipment into Lake Michigan and collect live samples using a 10’plankton net, ponar bottom sampler, CTD water sampler, and more! Data collected by[...]
Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Baroque on Beaver Gala Benefit Concert: Kevin Cole, piano @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:30 pm
“Kevin is the best Gershwin pianist since George Gershwin himself. No one can touch him.” – Ed Jablonski, Gershwin Biographer. Internationally renowned and Michigan-born, Kevin Cole makes his Beaver Island debut with an evening of George Gershwin’s music on the Beaver Island Cultural Arts Association’s 1927 Mason & Hamlin. Tickets on sale soon – don’t[...]
Sunday Worship Service @ Beaver Island Christian Church
Jul 29 @ 9:30 am
Sunday Worship Service @ Beaver Island Christian Church
9:30 am
Beaver Island Christian Church is a multi-denominational church established in 1963. We invite you to join us for Sunday services and children’s worship.  All are welcome, and please join us afterwards for coffee, cookies and fellowship. Our services are led by a variety of visiting pastors.
Orchestra Camp on Beaver Island @ Beaver Island Community School
Jul 30 – Aug 3 all-day
Orchestra Camp on Beaver Island @ Beaver Island Community School
12:00 am
In collaboration with the Baroque on Beaver Music Festival, the Dorthy Gerber Strings Program offers this unique music camp experience that provides students with instruction from the musicians of Baroque on Beaver. Greta music abounds on the island during baroque week. Camp students will be right in the middle of it–hearing performances and giving performances.[...]